Trio Argentino – the music

2018-08-07 - Trio Argentino

After last week’s introduction to the unusual history of Trio Argentino, this week takes a deeper dive into the Trio’s music, from their earliest recordings in 1928 through to 1934, a couple of years before the Trio disbanded. That’s this Sunday on Tango Capital, 7:00pm to 8:00pm:

Image Credit: http://www.todotango.com/comunidad/portadas/nro/170/

PLAYLIST:

  • Mañanitas de Montmatre, meaning ‘Mornings of Montmartre’; recorded by Trio Argentino in 1928; a tango with music composed by Lucio Demare and lyrics by Agustín Irusta and Roberto Fugazot. The name is a reference to Montmartre in France, as Trio Argentino initially performed for some years in Europe.
  • Irigoyen Solo, meaning ‘Only Irigoyen’; recorded by Trio Argentino in 1928; a tango with music composed by Lucio Demare and lyrics by Agustín Irusta and Roberto Fugazot.
  • Dandy, meaning ‘Dandy’; recorded by Trio Argentino in 1930; a tango with music composed by Lucio Demare, first recorded in 1928 and lyrics by Agustín Irusta and Roberto Fugazot.
  • Bandoneón Arrabalero, meaning ‘Bandoneón of the Suburbs’; recorded by Trio Argentino in 1929; a tango with music composed by Bachicha in 1928, lyrics by Pascual Contursi, and sung by Roberto Fugazot. The name is a reference to the arrabaleros, the poorer suburbs of Buenos Aires where tango evolved.
  • La Muchachada Del Centro, meaning ‘The Woman Of Centro’; recorded by Trio Argentino in 1932; a tango with music composed by Francisco Canaro, lyrics by Ivo Pelay, and sung by Roberto Fugazot. The name is a reference to the core of Buenos Aires, Centro, where tango bars and clubs lined Esmerelda and Corrientes Streets.
  • Noche De Reyes, meaning ‘Night Of Kings’; recorded by Trio Argentino in 1928; a tango with music composed by Pedro Maffia in 1927, lyrics by Jorge Curi, and sung by Agustín Irusta.
  • No Te Engañes, Corazón, meaning ‘Don’t Deceive Yourself, Heart’; recorded by Trio Argentino in 1928; a tango with music and lyrics composed by Rodolfo Sciammarella in 1926, and sung by Agustín Irusta.
  • Amurado, meaning ‘Walled’; recorded by Trio Argentino in 1928; a tango with music composed by Pedro Maffia and Pedro Laurenz in 1926, lyrics by José Pedro de Grandis, and sung by Roberto Fugazot.
  • Adiós Muchachos, meaning ‘Good-bye,Lads’; recorded by Trio Argentino in 1928; a tango with music composed by Julio César Alberto Sanders in 1927, lyrics by César Felipe Vedani, and sung by Roberto Fugazot.
  • Chiqué, from lunfardo, meaning ‘Pretentiously Ornamented’; recorded by Trio Argentino in 1929; a tango with music and lyrics composed by Ricardo Luis Brignolo in 1920.
  • Lágrimas, meaning ‘Tears’; recorded by Trio Argentino in 1930; a tango with music composed by Eduardo Arolas, first recorded in 1916 and lyrics by Héctor Polito.
  • Boedo; recorded by Trio Argentino in 1931; a tango with music composed by Julio De Caro in 1928 and lyrics by Francisco Bautista Rímoli. The name is a reference to a working class suburb of that name in Buenos Aires.
  • La Mina Del Ford, meaning ‘Chick With A Ford’; recorded by Trio Argentino in 1928; a tango with music composed by Fidel Del Negro, Antonio Scatasso, and Enrique Maroni in 1924, lyrics by Pascual Contursi, and sung by Agustín Irusta and Roberto Fugazot.
  • Creáse O No, meaning ‘To Grow Or Not’; recorded by Trio Argentino in 1932; a tango with music composed by Francisco Canaro, lyrics by Enrique Santos Discépolo, Francisco Canaro, and Roberto Fontaina, and sung by Agustín Irusta and Roberto Fugazot. The name is a reference to allowing love to grow, perhaps.
  • Te Quiero, meaning ‘I Love You’; recorded by Trio Argentino in 1932; a tango with music and lyrics composed by Francisco Canaro in 1932, and sung by Agustín Irusta and Roberto Fugazot.
  • Musette, meaning ‘Little Muse’; recorded by Trio Argentino in 1929; a tango with music composed by Lucio Demare.
  • Alas Rotas, meaning ‘Broken Wings’; recorded by Trio Argentino in 1931; a tango with music composed by Lucio Demare.
  • Adiós Al Piano, meaning ‘Good-bye To The Piano’; recorded by Trio Argentino in 1934; a tango with music composed by Lucio Demare.

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